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Morganton, NC – NC Department of Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler has announced that effective at 5:00 pm on November 22, 2023, the open burning restrictions will be lifted. At the same time, the Burke County Fire Marshals Office will also lift
Alert from Burke County. The burn ban in Burke County continues. Rainfall totals have been less than forecast west of the Highway 18 / US 64 Corridor while along and East of that corridor rainfall totals thus far are running right
11/17/23 - A complete burn ban is in effect. All open burning is prohibited, and fines are being issued for violations.
Dangerous fire conditions today with low humidity. Burn ban continues. Do not burn. Fines will be issued.
Burn Ban Update 11/08/2023
No outside burning of any kind is allowed in Burke County during the ban.